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Galveston's 61st Street Fishing Pier

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Address: 6101 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
Phone Number: +1 409-744-8365
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We are a family friendly fishing pier. We offer rod rentals, bait, cold...

We are a family friendly fishing pier. We offer rod rentals, bait, cold drinks, sno cones, wine, cold beer, margaritas, snacks, pizza, hot dogs, gifts, and lots of fun. In addition to having a pier for fishing, we also have an observation deck for those who dont want to fish, but want to sit above the water and enjoy the cool breeze of the Gulf of Mexico.

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Great fishing spot in Galveston! The shop sells fishing accessories, bait, drinks, snacks, and souvenirs. Be sure to bring cash! No credit cards accepted, but there was an ATM... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great fishing spot in Galveston! The shop sells fishing accessories, bait, drinks, snacks, and souvenirs. Be sure to bring cash! No credit cards accepted, but there was an ATM machine inside. I was surprised that it cost $10 per person, but in hindsight, it was worth it. The bathrooms were relatively clean, and there was plenty of space to fish... More 

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Pittsburg, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

$2 admission to the pier for sightseers includes a fountain drink. There's a restroom upstairs. If you need a break, then take advantage of this good deal.

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Thank John F
Killeen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Heard about the 61st pier for a few years. Never had a chance to visit. Myself, father and son decided to visit. We had a blast, my son caught over 25 fish. The staff was very helpful towards us. Clean pier, bathroom. No complaints on my end. Will be back in December god willing.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great access. Across the street from our hotel Casa Del Mar. Grands loved walking the pier and reading the advertisement signs leading up to the shed. Small shed filled with memorabilia , fish pictures ,ice cream. Drinks Snacks. Bait. Sun screen products. Caps. Etc. access to large deck nice spot to fish. Didn't stay long because of heat but fun... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We started early on a Friday morning. Pier wasn't crowded. Rented all we needed for a fair price. Place is cash only and has an ATM but it wasn't working. Had to walk to the nearest gas station to get cash. If you're used to freshwater fishing, fishing here is much more exciting! Lots of activity, great for kids who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

we went twice the first time during the day enjoyed shopping then at night during a full moon we bought a few things and got to go out and watch people on the pier fishing and crabbing we had a really nice time and the staff were so nice just a nice little place to have a beer and relax... More 

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Thank 420glendak
Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

I was teaching 2 adults and 2 small kids how to fish! They were not disappointed it was great! Zack and tommy helped us so much! Answering our questions and giving their input! I've only salt water fished once they made our expeirence more than we expected! I will be back to the 61st pier!!

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Thank mansbrew
Galveston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

This place is amazing. They have everything you could want while you're fishing and more. They even have a deck upstairs for get togethers with family and friends. The fishing is also excellent, and the prices here are cheaper than the other pier.Finally, last but not least, the staff at this extravaganza is great too. There is this one handsome... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Wonderful time catching all types of fish including a small shark very helpful and friendly staff Would recommend this to all with kids to enjoy

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Baytown, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Everyone was so kind and super helpful,I really enjoyed myself and I love how the pier is open 24/7!

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